Katherine Thomson-Jones
  • Associate Professor of Philosophy


  • BA, Queens University, 1997
  • MA, Queens University, 1998
  • PhD, University of Toronto, 2003


Kate Thomson-Jones’ main research area is aesthetics and she is currently working on a book about the digital arts. She has published articles on digital art, ethical art criticism, imagination, formalism, film narration, and empathy in film. She is the author of Aesthetics and Film (2008), coeditor of New Waves in Aesthetics (2008), and editor of Current Controversies in Philosophy of Film (2016).

Thomon-Jones teaches philosophy of art, philosophy of film, philosophy of music, value theory, and a community-based learning course, Philosophy in the Schools (PHITS).